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February 05, 2015

Where's the Coverage? PA Official Calls Netanyahu a Nazi


The Palestinian Authority is run by Fatah, the political party of President Mahmoud Abbas. Fatah Central Committee deputy secretary and the head of the Palestinian Supreme Council for Sport and Youth Affairs, Jibril Rajoub, recently compared Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to Adolf Hitler, saying the Likud prime minister follows “the Nazi model.” The Times of Israel reported that Rajoub:

…charged in a Russia Today TV interview that Israel “practices official terrorism, violates human rights, and ignores all UN resolutions.”

“Netanyahu is a distorted replica of the Nazism of the 1940s,” Rajoub said in the interview, translated by US-based media watchdog MEMRI. “He has found himself isolated, because people realize the danger that his racism and fascism poses to peace and global stability. He reacts to the crisis in this fascist, Nazi, racist manner.”

Even coming as we mark the 70th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz, the media has completely ignored this outrageous statement. Why?

If there’s an argument that Rajoub is not an important Fatah minister and therefore his comments should be disregarded, that’s not the case. Only a few weeks ago, a media student criticized Rajoub after the Palestinian soccer team lost a game. Palestinian intelligence services arrested him for "insulting a public official". That's clout.

Or, perhaps one could contend that this comment is out of character for Rajoub. This is also not the case. This remark is by no means the first outrageous statement from the Fatah official who once said, regarding Israel, “We as yet don’t have a nuke, but I swear that if we had a nuke, we’d have used it this very morning.” This, too, was ignored by the news media.

Jibril Rajoub has been called “moderate” by many major news outlets. Perhaps the fact that his comments do not in any way support this “moderate” description and do not fit with the media narrative is the answer to our question… Where’s the coverage?

Watch video of Rajoub’s comments:

Posted by SC at February 5, 2015 05:15 AM


Deputy Secretary Jibril Rajoub's recent terminology regarding Prime Minister Benjamin Netahyahu is one example of his perverted, distorted view of the Israeli statesman. He could not be further off the mark! He needs to examine the common practices of his own people and then follow the far more humane ones of the State of Israel.

Rajoub's remark about what use he would put a nuke to, if he had one, says it all!

Posted by: Frankie at February 5, 2015 05:31 PM

If Jibril Rajoub wants to see a Nazi, he should look at himself.
PA Official: ‘If We Had a Nuke, We’d Use It This Morning’ (Video)

The Palestinian Authority doesn’t need rocks, firebombs, guns and suicide bombers. Senior Fatah official Jibril Rajoub has a better way to kill Jews: “If we had a nuke, we’d use it this very morning.”
Tzvi Ben-Gedalyahu
May 9th, 2013

Posted by: Ken Kelso at February 6, 2015 12:52 AM

Rajoub is upset cause Israel refuses to submit to Islamo fascists like him.
Rajoub also was the one who wrote the Olympic Committee to have them refuse to hold a minute of silence for the Israeli victims of the Munich massacre Abbas funded in 72.
PA thanks IOC for refusing Munich victims memorial
Meretz's 'Peace Partner' Rajoub: All of Israel is 'Occupied'
PA official Jibril Rajoub, touted last week as a “man of peace” by Meretz, told an Arab station that all of Israel is "occupied Palestine."
Arutz Sheva

Posted by: Barry Meridian at February 6, 2015 08:24 AM

The media is perfectly right. If an unrecognized puppy says whatever absurd words come to his twisted mind, so why media should report it? Now the PA is not a state, there "president", "Ministers" and other "officials" are fake and nobody should even mention them. It is kind of Palestinian Group that somehow sneaks into the world and call itself PA, and stupid politicians equate it with "a State", what is totally wrong.

Posted by: victoria Poupko at February 8, 2015 12:17 AM

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